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Alex Storksen-Coulson - Drum Teacher in Finchley

Alex Storksen-Coulson Drum Kit Teacher (North London)

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  • West Finchley (N12)
  • Last Logged In: 10 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Camden, Enfield, Haringey, Harrow
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification BA (hons) in Music : University of Southampton
  • Professional Qualification Grade 8 (Distinction) in Drum kit : Trinity Guildhall
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Enhanced DBS certificate
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
Hi, My name's Alex. I'm a 26 year old professional drummer with over 11 years of experience gigging and teaching. Feel free to contact me and we can have a chat and prepare some tailor-made lessons just for you.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach all styles of music at all levels but my special is teaching jazz, improvisation, musicianship and technique.
Tell me about your qualifications.
. BA(hons) in music from from The University of Southampton
. Btec in music practice (Distinction)
. Grade 8 (Distinction) in drum kit from Trinity Guildhall
. Grade 5 in music theory (ABRSM)
. Enhanced Dbs check
. Full clean drivers license
What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 11 years of experience gigging and recording and over 7 years of experience teaching.
How much do you charge?
I charge £30 for an hour long lesson and £20 for 30 minutes.
Your first lesson, of either length, is £15.
Where do you teach?
I teach from my home studio in North Finchley. My studio's equipped with two full drum kits, a PA system, plant of guitars basses and keyboards hanging around, as well as a library of books and learning material.

I'm also willing to travel to you provided you live in the North London area
(Highgate, Archway, Friern Barnet, Mussel Hill, High Barnet, Totteridge&Whetstone and Crouch End).
When are you available?
My schedule is generally very flexible, Mondays during the daytime are usually busy though
Which ages and levels do you teach?
My youngest student was 8 and my oldest was 54; beyond that I'm willing to teach anyone of any age.
I teach all levels from absolute beginners to advanced students and pros.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
For grades I teach both Rock School and Trinity Guildhall.
I can also prepare students for ABRSM music theory exams.
Otherwise, I have plenty of books and teaching material.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, enhanced DBS.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I also teach lessons over Skype.
Where and with whom did you train?
I studied at The University of Southampton and studied with Dan Priest.
Before that I had drum lessons with Rob Stevens.
I've studied bass for a few years with Jim Richardson (Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan)
Tell me about some of your current students.
Most of my students are going through their Trinity Guildhall grades. I have a 100% pass rate.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Get in touch, let's make some noise.